Characters for the fanfic No Gods, Only Guns. Because some characters are composites of their Borderlands or Mass Effect incarnations, many canon tropes also apply. See Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and Mass Effect character pages for canon tropes, and this page for tropes unique to the fic.
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Lilith ShepardNotorious human Siren, daughter of Admiral Hannah Shepard, and one of the main characters. The story opens with her arriving over Eden Prime as the geth invade, seeking the Eridian beacon left on the surface.
Roland TaylorFormer Crimson Lance Sergeant who deserted upon receiving orders he refused to follow. Became a freelance mercenary who partners with Lilith.
MayaAnother human Siren who shows up hunting for information relating to Sirens on the Citadel, and rapidly brings down a whole lot of violence as a direct result.
BrickA human bruiser who arrives on the Citadel hunting Fist, and gets caught up in the chaos surrounding Tali and Maya's encounters with him.
Tali'Zorah nar RayyaA quarian on her Pilgrimage, and part of Migrant Fleet Manufacturing. Stumbles across high-value information that ends with her being pursued by Fist's men, though she proves quite capable of handling herself, with the help of her Robot Buddy Chittika Vas Paus.
Angel HarperA human Siren with powers relating to machinery. First appears helping Handsome Jack with his plots surrounding the various Vault Hunters, and becomes more involved - and more independent - as the story progresses.
AxtonHuman commando and mercenary who barges his way into the plot when a mission to rescue the sister of one Nassana Dantius turns out to be a covert assassination...and Nassana tries to have Axton and his team wiped out rather than pay them.
Garrus VakarianA turian sniper and a member of Axton's team of mercenaries. Has an animal companion in the form of a cybernetic bird of prey names Bloodwing. May or may not be taking Mordecai's place in the story.
James VegaThe third member of Axton's team, a human bruiser who specializes in heavy weapons and cheerful battle commentary.
GaigeHuman engineer and fugitive, on the run from accidentally killing a classmate, but who keeps finding trouble everywhere she goes due to the massive bounty on her head due to the aforementioned accidental murder.
John ShepardThe first human Spectre. Not much is known about him, as he has only made two appearances and has spoken even less.
SalvadorA hairy, heavily-armed human dwarf who dual-wields guns and has "terrifying" hygiene issues.
Ashley WilliamsA former Crimson Lance officer who deserted alongside Roland.
ReissAnother member of Roland's Lance team who deserted when receiving flat-out evil orders.
Richard L. JenkinsThe last member of Roland's Lance team to stick by him when they received their last, unacceptable orders.
Kaidan AlenkoAlliance marine and biotic who was sent to recover the Eridian beacon and got roped into the greater plot when the geth attacked.
Jeff "Joker" MoreauHyperion experimental test pilot who flew advanced, cutting edge ships. Emphasis on "flew" because he's out of work when Roland shows up with a job offer.
ClaptrapA CL 4-TP steward bot Lilith stumbled across on Eden Prime, who assists her and her team by unlocking doors, flying ships, and in the difficult moments drawing gunfire. He does not appreciate the treatment, but he doesn't have much choice.
Nihlus KyrikTurian Spectre who assists Maya when she is attacked on the Citadel.
Doctor Conrad VernerA Maliwan scientist Lilith meets on Illium, who promises her the key to the Vault, but only if she can get him inside the Dantius Towers.
SerynaAn asari ex-Maliwan security specialist who offers to get Lilith and Roland into the Dantius Towers, if they help her get rid of her former lunatic boss, Nassana Dantius.
FeronDrell agent for the Shadow Broker, sent to assassinate Nassana Dantius.
Zaeed MassaniHuman mercenary. Professional badass. Seen It All. No, really.
Geth-Buddy/GethtrapOne thousand, one hundred and eighty three geth runtimes loaded onto a specialized platform sent by the Geth Consensus to monitor the hostile heretic geth. Encounters Gaige on Virmire, and subsequently gets blown up, rebuilt, and dubbed Gethtrap.
Handsome Jack HarperCEO of Hyperion, colossal jackass, and resident Manipulative Bastard behind the entire plot.
HigginsA Crimson Lance officer who commands Roland's unit, until an attempt to either force Roland into compliance or kill him for insubordination turns bad...
Saren ArteriusTurian Spectre who controls Sovereign, a massive warship of unparalleled fire power and commands an army of geth.
Nassana DantiusAsari CEO of the Maliwan Corporation's Illium branch. Totally batshit crazy.
Donnel UdinaSystems Alliance ambassador to the Citadel. Has apparently seen enough violence that he's got multiple cybernetic upgrades, and is no slouch in combat.
Warlord OkeerKrogan warlord who seeks revenge against Nassana for attacking his lab on Tuchanka, and is deep in research on Sirens. Smashes into the plot by crashing into the Dantius Towers with a small army of krogan.
NIFTU CAL, BIOTIC GODA volus who was experimented on by Maliwan scientists, the resulting experiments inadvertently turned him into a tiny One-Man Army who spends most of his time tripping balls.
Mister Torgue High-Five FlexingtonTHE MOTHERF***ING CEO OF THE TORGUE-URDNOT CORPORATION, THE MOST BADASS CORPORATION IN THE F***ING GALAXY.
Miranda HarperOne of Handsome Jack's daughters, a genetically-perfect biotic who thoroughly hates her father and is protecting her younger sister Oriana from him.
JuniorA child of Handsome Jack, who thoroughly loathes dear old Dad, to the point that s/he (gender unknown) only attends the yearly family dinner because its the best chance to kill him. Also an incredibly powerful biotic.